Content from the Tribune Media Wire.


Recent Articles
  • Mother charged with allegedly rubbing heroin on 1-year-old’s gums to ‘help her sleep’

    BANGOR, Maine – A 33-year-old Maine woman arrested Tuesday in the death of her 1-year-old daughter is accused of rubbing heroin residue on the girl’s gums to help her sleep, court documents say. Kimberly Nelligan, of Bangor, appeared in court Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of child endangerment and drug possession, the Bangor Daily News reports. Her daughter Jordynn was found unresponsive at home in October, 2018 and was pronounced dead at an area hospital, WCSH reports. The Maine […]

  • Florida bloodhounds find missing 3-year-old with autism in under 30 minutes

    PENSACOLA, Fla. – In less than half an hour, a couple bloodhounds belonging to a Florida sheriff’s office found a missing 3-year-old boy with autism, who had wandered alone into the thick woods of the Panhandle Sunday. Audra Hughes said her mother was watching her son Aedric and was in the bathroom when the boy apparently managed to unlock the deadbolt to the front door and “went for a little adventure,” she said. Hughes said her neighbors in the Pensacola […]

  • Best job ever? Get paid $1300 to watch 13 Stephen King movies before Halloween

    Halloween is coming, but there’s still time for a lucky binge-watcher to score $1,300. Dish Network retailer USDish.com will pay that person to watch 13 Stephen King movies before it’s time for trick-or-treating. The movies included are: Carrie (original or 2013 remake) Children of the Corn Christine Creepshow Cujo Dreamcatcher It (original or 2017 remake) The Mist Pet Sematary (original or 2019 remake) Salem’s Lot The Shining Thinner Misery U.S. Dish will provide a Fitbit and other tools to help gather details about the […]

  • 2 Amish men flee Ohio deputies after being caught drinking while driving a buggy

    NORTH BLOOMFIELD, Ohio – Police officers often say no traffic stop is routine and there was nothing routine when a deputy pulled over an Amish buggy early Sunday morning in North Bloomfield, Ohio. The deputy was on patrol in the heart of Trumbull County’s Amish community when he spotted a buggy uniquely outfitted with a large stereo system on Donley Road, WJW reports. According to his report, he saw two Amish men drinking inside the buggy, and a 12-pack of […]

  • Brothers in Wisconsin charged with running massive drug ring selling THC vaping cartridges

    KENOSHA Wis. – Tyler and Jacob Huffhines face multiple charges, accused of operating an “empire of illegal drugs.” The two were busted in connection with a ring selling illegal THC vaping cartridges worth millions of dollars. The two brothers appeared in Kenosha County court on Monday, one after the other. Officials say Tyler Huffhines was the mastermind – starting the illegal empire from just 100 cartridges and turning it into possibly one of the largest drug operations of its kind […]

  • Find out why America has a ‘White Claw’ shortage

    America is running out of White Claw hard seltzer, and the shortage might not end until next year. White Claw sales have skyrocketed over the past year, according to the company and industry analysts. The company can’t keep up with demand. So White Claw has purposefully limited supply to ensure it can continually serve all of its markets. That distribution practice, called allocation, has been in place for a year, according to Mark Anthony Brands, which owns White Claw and […]

  • 9/11 widow begs for return of wedding rings made with diamonds from late husband

    Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried. Now, she is pleading for the return of her ring and two diamond bands that disappeared last month after she left them on night stand in a home a co-worker rented in Westhampton, New York. Iken-Murphy said she reported the rings missing to Southampton police, […]

  • California passes bill to require state universities to offer abortion pill

    If California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a bill passed by the state Senate Friday, state university clinics will be required to offer abortion pills to students as of 2023. “The state has an interest in ensuring that every pregnant person in California who wants to have an abortion can obtain access to that care as easily and as early in pregnancy as possible,” the bill states. California’s legislation comes as several other states are moving to tighten abortion restrictions or to ban them with […]

  • Montana woman uses hair dryer to deter speeding drivers

    POLSON, Mont. — A grandmother in Montana is now an honorary state trooper thanks to some ingenuity and a hair dryer, KPAX reports. Patti Baumgartner said she wants cars in her neighborhood to slow down, so she took matters into her owns hands. A photo of Baumgartner sitting with her hair dryer on the side of the road went viral on social media. A mother and a grandmother, Baumgartner wants cars in her neighborhood to slow down for people’s safety. “They forget […]

  • Trump: DOJ should ‘rescue’ Brett Kavanaugh after sexual misconduct allegations surface in new book

    President Donald Trump called on his Justice Department Sunday to “rescue” Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after The New York Times published an excerpt of a new book detailing sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh that he has previously denied. The excerpt from “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” written by Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, revisits an allegation raised during the Supreme Court justice’s confirmation process in 2018. That allegation from Deborah Ramirez accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her at […]

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.